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Blu-ray

Sony BDP-S185 Blu-ray Disc Player

by Johan on September 5, 2011

Sony BDP-S185 Blu-ray Disc Player

The new Sony BDP-S185 Blu-ray disc player provides an affordable way to start enjoying the latest home entertainment without compromising on style or quality. Priced at only £80($128), the player includes Sony’s Bravia Internet Video for streaming online video content like BBC iPlayer, LoveFilm and Demand 5. The Sony BDP-S185 can access Sony Entertainment Network and includes a USB port for connecting an external hard disk drive. What’s more, the Blu-ray player is compatible with Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio and can access BD-Live for extra online disc features. [Press Release]

Bang & Olufsen Releases BeoVision 7-55 3D TV

by Johan on August 23, 2011

Bang & Olufsen Releases BeoVision 7-55 3D TV

Bang & Olufsen has released the 3D version of the BeoVision 7 55-inch TV with an integrated Blu-ray player. The LCD screen in BeoVision 7-55 is based on new direct-type LED-backlight with local dimming for greater contrast. The 3D TV contains state-of-the-art features ensuring a smooth picture performance, a sophisticated digital surround sound module, and is one of the very few flatscreen TVs in the world to have an integrated Blu-ray player with 3D functionality. The BeoVision 7-55 also features B&O’s patent acoustic lens technology that will adapt the sound according the acoustics of the room. [Press Release]

Sony VBD-MA1 External Blu-ray Burner Released In Japan

The Sony VBD-MA1 is an external and autonomous Blu-ray/DVD burner that allows you to record photos and videos to a Blu-ray/DVD disk directly from your camera or camcorder without connecting to your computer. The gadget comes equipped with a built-in 2.7-inch color LCD screen, so you can preview your videos and photos before you press the record button. The Sony VBD-MA1 external Blu-ray/DVD burner will be launched next month in Japan. [Akihabara]

Sony BDZ-AT350S And BDZ-AT750W Entry-level Blu-Ray Recorders

Sony will release a couple of new Blu-ray recorders in the form of the BDZ-AT350S and BDZ-AT750W. These entry-level Blu-ray players feature the company’s CREAS 4 Image engine processor that produces a sharper HD video quality, a 500GB of internal HDD and 3D video support. The BDZ-AT350S has a single digital TV tuner, while the BDZ-AT750W comes with a couple of digital TV tuners. The Sony BDZ-AT350S and BDZ-AT750W will be launched in Japan next month for 65,000 Yen($822) and 85,000 Yen($1,075), respectively. [Impress]

Onkyo BD-SP809 Blu-ray Player

by Johan on July 7, 2011

Onkyo BD-SP809 Blu-ray Player

The new Onkyo BD-SP809 plays every format you require in today’s world including CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs. The player comes complete with 3D capabilities and a THX Blu-ray certification. What’s more, it has a USB port for media playback, a couple of HDMI outputs for up to two HDTVs or projectors, and an Ethernet port for local DLNA 1.5 support or online streaming services such as Netflix, Blockbuster, Film Fresh, and VUDU. The Onkyo BD-SP809 Blu-ray player will be available in August 2011 with a suggested retail price of $599. [CrunchGear]